Each year, we issue an open casting call for high school seniors who have dared to address money, work or social class in their college application essays. From the large pile that arrived this spring, these four — about parents, small business, landscapes and the meaning a single object can convey — stood out. At 9, I remember how I used to lounge on the couch and watch Disney cartoons on the sideways refrigerator of a TV implanted in a small cave in the wall. At 12, I remember family photographs of the Spanish countryside hanging in every room. At 14, I remember vacuuming each foot of carpet in the massive house and folding pastel shirts fresh out of the dryer.
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The following is a list of works read in whole or in part in the curriculum of Thomas Aquinas College. They are not all of equal weight. Some are regarded as masterworks, while others serve as source of opinions that either lead students to the truth or make the truth more evident by opposition to it. In College then-Dean Brian T. Kelly began a series of presentations to the Board of Governors about why the curriculum includes particular authors and subjects.
The bibliography of George Orwell includes journalism, essays, novels and non-fiction books written by the British writer Eric Blair — , either under his own name or, more usually, under his pen name George Orwell. Orwell was a prolific writer on topics related to contemporary English society and literary criticism, who has been declared "perhaps the 20th century's best chronicler of English culture. Orwell is best remembered for his political commentary as a left-wing anti-totalitarian. As he explained in the essay " Why I Write " , "Every line of serious work that I have written since has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic socialism, as I understand it. He first achieved widespread acclaim with his fictional novella Animal Farm and cemented his place in history with the publication of Nineteen Eighty-Four shortly before his death.